52 minutes | Sep 28th 2020

The Walk-On Method with Jim Roddy

This week on the Maximize Business Value podcast, Tom welcomes our guest Jim Roddy, author of The Walk On Method to Career & Business Success (2020).  Tom and Jim discuss the book and it's uplifting message that "Ordinary people will accomplish extraordinary feats when their energy is properly channeled." The book tells the story of 31 underdog athletes who parlayed their college experience into habits that led to career success. They also dive into the proven 5-step method outlined in the book for career and business success. Listen in to hear how you can maximize business value with the Walk-On Method. 

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Jim RoddySince 1999, Jim Roddy has educated business leaders through national magazine articles, online columns, webinars, podcasts, video interviews, and presentations at national conferences. He is author of the books Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer and The Walk-On Method To Career & Business Success. He has been a guest on the Read To Lead podcast and has been published by Entrepreneur and Nasdaq. Jim has interviewed best-selling business authors Chip Heath (Made To Stick, Switch, Decisive, The Power of Moments) and Michael Gerber (The E-Myth, Awakening The Entrepreneur Within), hosting with Mr. Gerber a series of webinars and podcasts that attracted 1,000+ executives. Jim is a popular keynote speaker and moderator because of his business knowledge and a presentation style that is “infotaining” — a combination of informational and entertaining. In 2016, Jim launched a business advisory program to serve partners of Worldpay, one of the world’s leading payment processing and technology providers. In 2019, Jim joined the RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association) as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing and as one of the association’s business coaches. He works with high-initiative, growth-oriented companies to help them uncover their blind spots with customers, employees, and business best practices. Then he applies his 25+ years of business management experience, executive leadership, and industry expertise to help them get better. Jim is a graduate of Gannon University in Erie, PA, where he was a walk-on member of the men’s basketball team for four years and sports editor of the student newspaper for three years. Reach out to Jim here: jim@jimroddycba.com.

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